Streamed Festival of Data Technology

November 2 / 6, 2020
Daily Streams and Workshops
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GoDataFest, the original festival of data technology, returns in 2020 with an online edition.


Daily Schedule (Mon 2/11 – Fri 6/11)

  • 9:30 – 12:00 CET – Video Streams
  • 13:00 – 17:00 CET – Workshops

More than simply a webinar, GoDataFest Live brings together conversations about the latest data technology into five daily studio-quality video streams.

Engage with product specialists and experienced practitioners from leading tech companies like AWS, Databricks, Google Cloud, Microsoft, and more. Learn from the experiences of industry leading enterprises the likes of Adyen, ABN AMRO, Rabobank,, and Bundesliga.

GoDataFest is proudly powered by GoDataDriven.

Get ready for GoDataFest

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Video streams to celebrate data technology

GoDataFest features daily streams with a multitude of sessions focused on one data technology or cloud platform 

From fireside chats and presentations to ask-me-anything sessions and customer stories, each session is hosted by seasoned experts.

Covering a wide variety of innovations

You can expect insights, developments, and tutorials about the latest and greatest data technology.

Topics include transfer learning, scalable data platforms, data science landing zones, serverless, high-frequency trading, analytics engineering, GPT3, DBT (data build tool), and much, much more.

Develop your hands-on skills during workshops

The afternoon sessions of GoDataFest are hands-on workshops where you can go hands-on with tools and techniques that will make you a better data professional.

Learn all about analytics translation, GPU accelerated data science, and build your own search engine.

Scheduled Broadcasts

Scheduled Workshops

Analytics Engineering
Analytics Translation
Data engineering
Data platforms
Data science
Transfer Learning

Meet our speakers

Every broadcast covers one data technology or cloud platform and can consist of both live and pre-recorded content.

Ahmet Erdem Kaggle Grandmaster NVIDIA
Alex de Groot SaaS Technology & Strategy Consultant Xpirit
Bart Verlaat CEO
Charlotte van der Scheun Data Engineer Albert Heijn
Daniel Linder Head of Data Science Adyen
Dennis Mulder CTO Microsoft Netherlands
Dennis Vink CTO Cloud Control
Diederik Greveling ML Engineer GoDataDriven
Elaine Versloot COO
Federico Bacci Software Engineer
Fokko Driesprong Data Engineer GoDataDriven
Giovanni Lanzani Director of Training & Development GoDataDriven
Iulia Feroli Cloud Solution Architect (Data & AI) Microsoft
Ivo Everts Solutions Architect Databricks
Jasper Ginn Host GoDataFest
Jean-Pierre Le Goaller Head of Solution Architects Benelux Amazon Web Services
Jelle Zaanen Product Manager DTO Rabobank
Jelmer Offenberg Machine Learning Engineer Albert Heijn
Jeremy Cohen Associate Product Manager Fishtown Analytics / DBT
Jeroen Koopman DevOps Knab
Joost Rothweiler Software Engineer Adyen
Juan Manuel Perafan Analytics Engineer
Jurjen Helmus Coordinator Minor Data Science Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Luuk Figdor Data Scientist Amazon Web Services
Mark Schep Analytics Translator GoDataDriven
Melissa Perotti Data Science Translator
Melvin van den Bout Machine Learning Engineer
Mieke Nan Analytics Academy Lead ING
Murat Eken Data Solution Architect Microsoft
Naz Levent Data Scientist Amazon Web Services
Nicolas Maillard Senior Director Field Engineering Central & SEMEA Databricks
Peter Zuiddam Head of System Engineering Knab
Pim Nauts Product Owner Albert Heijn
Polong Lin Developer Advocate Google
Rene van Osnabrugge Transformation Consultant Xpirit
Rens Dimmendaal Data Scientist GoDataDriven
Roel Bertens Lead Data Scientist GoDataDriven
Ronald Root Manager Data Science & Business Innovation Eneco
Renald Buter Chief Operations GoDataDriven
Ruben van Loosbroek Business Consultant Advanced Data & Analytics Rabobank
Sara Gerion Solutions Architect Amazon Web Services
Serge Smertin Resident Solutions Architect Databricks
Simone Cammel Customer Engineer Google
Simon Stiebellehner ML Engineer
Sohan Maheswar Developer Advocate Amazon Web Services
Spiros Kouloumpis Head of Data Funda
Stefan Groot Engineering Manager Analytics & Machine Learning ABN Amro
Steven Nooijen Data Scientist GoDataDriven
Stephen Galsworthy Chief Data & Product Officer Quby
Stijn Tonk Chief of Strategy and Innovation GoDataDriven
Thijs de Vries Cloud Engineer
Turan Bulmus ML Practice Lead Benelux Google
Wouter Roosenburg Customer Engineer Google

Frequently Asked Questions

For who is GoDataFest?
GoDataFest is for anyone with an interest in data technology. Be it strategic and organizational, operational and practical, or simply a general interest. For the morning video streams, some affinity with IT and data helps to absorb the information. The afternoon workshops go more in-depth and are geared towards a more technical, practitioner audience.
When does GoDataFest take place?
The event starts on Monday, November 2, at 9:30 CET and ends on Friday, November 6, at 17:00 CET. In the mornings there are video streams with talks about a wide range of data tech topics. In the afternoons, you can attend an online workshop.
Is the registration free of of charge?
Yes, thanks to our sponsors, we can offer access to the exclusive GoDataFest streamed content free of charge. All you need to do is register. Some of the afternoon workshops that are an exception. For some of them, we charge a small fee.
Is it ok to attend more than one session?
Yes absolutely, you are more than welcome to join the event the entire week.
How do I get access to the video streams?
When you register, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. This e-mail contains a password that gives you access to the stream page.
How can I respond to the contents and ask questions?
On the broadcast pages, you will see a link to a Discourse forum called ( Here you can join the discussion about all topics and talks.

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